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Newsroom, Georgia Southern University Sep 2020

Newsroom, Georgia Southern University

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  • Georgia Southern staff member named Best Author/Writer by Savannah Magazine

  • CARES Center committed to keeping Georgia Southern safe during COVID-19 pandemic

  • Georgia Southern online RN-BSN program ranked nationally for fastest, most affordable online RN to BSN programs


Experiential Learning: Using Virtual Simulation In An Online Rn-Bsn Program, Henny Breen, Melissa Jones Jan 2015

Experiential Learning: Using Virtual Simulation In An Online Rn-Bsn Program, Henny Breen, Melissa Jones

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This article highlights the innovative experiential learning used by an online RN-BSN program through the use of simulation that takes place in an online classroom. Three experiential learning activities using a virtual community are described. These learning activities engage the students in thinking about social justice and health policy as well as teaching concepts that include community, leadership, influence, advocacy, networking, collaboration, and vulnerable populations. These concepts are critical to the learning needs of diploma and associate degree-prepared nurses who wish to continue their education to be better prepared to meet the complex needs of today’s health care environment.